Elk River Municipal Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Elk River Municipal Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Vending Machine Controls, Cooling Towers, Air Handling Systems, RTU Economizers, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Compressed Air: 50% of cost, up to $15,000

Motors (New): $5 - $15/hp
Motors (Retrofit): $15/hp
Variable Frequency Drives: $30/HP
Chillers: $10 - $20/ton, plus $2 per 0.01 kW/ton below base
Cooling Towers: $3/nominal tower ton
Air Handling Systems: $170/VAV box
Rooftop Units/Split Systems/Condensers: $18/ton, plus $5/ton per 0.1 EER above base
Air-source Heat Pumps $118/ton, plus $5/ton per 0.1 EER above base
Condensers: $18/ton, plus $5/ton per 0.1 EER above base
RTU Economizers: $13/ton
Small Commercial A/C Tune-Up: $25
Packaged Terminal A/C: $10/ton, plus $1.75 - $3.50 per 0.1 EER above base
Water-Source Heat Pump: $13.00/ton, plus $1.30 per 0.1 EER above base
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton
Vending Machine Controls: $75
Refrigerator Case Door Controls: $25
Lighting: Varies, See Program Website
Energy Audit: 50% of cost up to $20,000
Plan Review: 50% of cost up to $20,000
Design Assistance: 50% of cost up to $20,000
Building Commissioning: 50% of cost up to $20,000
Elk River Municipal Utilities: 50% of cost up to $20,000
Custom: 50% of cost up to $100,000







Equipment Requirements See Program Website for Equipment Requirements








Maximum Incentive 50% of the project cost up to $100,000










Program Administrator Elk River Municipal Utilities
Website http://www.elkriverutilities.com/cipeleccomm.php
Date added to DSIRE 2009-06-05
Last DSIRE Review 2013-03-05
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2013-03-05


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Elk River Municipal Utilities offers a variety of rebates to commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers for the installation of specific energy efficient equipment. Rebates are available for new and retrofit lighting projects, premium efficiency motors, adjustable speed drives, commercial and industrial cooling equipment, geothermal heat pumps, compressed air studies, and design assistance. Rebates are prescriptive and total rebate amounts are limited to 50% of the project cost up to $100,000 (unless otherwise noted). Interested customers should submit application forms (located on the program web site) along with the necessary worksheets and itemized equipment invoices. The installation must be complete before funds will be issued.

For energy savings measures not listed above, Elk River Municipal Utilities offers a custom grant program. In order to qualify for the grant, the benefit cost ratio (BCR) of the project must be equal to or greater than 2.00, and the simple payback must be equal to or greater than one year. Interested customers should see the web site for more details.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Elk River Municipal Utilities

Address 13069 Orono Pkwy
Address 2 PO Box 430
Place Elk River, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55330
Phone (763) 441-2020



Website http://www.elkriverutilities.com/cipelecres.php
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"